Nothing shakes one's world like hearing the words "you have cancer." I strive to be a valuable aid and resource to those passing through such an intimidating diagnosis and all the problems, both physical and emotional, that it can present.
Todd Hamblin, NP-C, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering testicular cancer. He started working in oncology in 2005 as a registered nurse on the medical oncology unit at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. He has been working full-time as a nurse practitioner at Revere Health Medical Oncology/Hematology in Provo, Utah since 2012. He works directly with cancer patients in treatment, education and follow-up.
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